After ‘Severe’ Delays, 6 States Band Together To Buy Coronavirus Tests

Six states have an agreement to acquire fast-result antigen tests for the coronavirus. Here, a medical worker collects a sample after a patient self-administers a nasal swab test. John Minchillo/AP hide caption toggle caption John Minchillo/AP Six states have an agreement to acquire fast-result antigen …

Mississippi On Track To Become No. 1 State For New Coronavirus Cases Per Capita

LouAnn Woodward, who leads the University of Mississippi Medical Center, supports a statewide mask mandate. But she says state leaders are “in a pickle,” based on medical advice against popular opposition. Joe Ellis/UMMC Photography hide caption toggle caption Joe Ellis/UMMC Photography LouAnn Woodward, who leads …

A New Reliable Way to Test Liver Fibrosis and Cirrhosis

Researchers from the University of San Diego and the Salt Lake Institute created a microbiome-based diagnostic tool which can detect fibrosis and liver cirrhosis with 90% reliability! Liver disease is affecting approximately 844 million people worldwide and is one of the leading causes of death …

Birx Warns U.S. Coronavirus Epidemic Is In ‘New Phase’ As Cases And Deaths Climb

Imperial County, California, is rural but has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Deborah Birx warned that the U.S. epidemic is in a “new phase.” Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mario Tama/Getty Images Imperial County, California, is rural but has been …

Arizona Congressman Raúl Grijalva Tests Positive For COVID-19

U.S. House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Raul Grijalva of Arizona presides over a hearing examining Park Police response to Lafayette Square protests on June 29 in Washington, D.C. Grijalva tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. Pool/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Pool/Getty Images U.S. House …

Syria Is Overwhelmed By Coronavirus As Govt Conceals Outbreak, Health Worker Says

A medic checks the temperature of a Syrian worshipper before entering the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus to attend Friday prayer on May 15. To try to slow the coronavirus outbreak, the Syrian government has banned mass prayers and asked Syrians to stay home over the …

The Most Natural Way to Protect Your Skin This Summer

With locations like restaurants, gyms, and museums closed or operating at a limited capacity, people today are spending more time outdoors than ever before. The new normal has forced us to look for alternatives to social activities and exercise that don’t involve indoor spaces or …

HBCU President: ‘I Slept Better’ After Deciding On All Online Classes In The Fall

Colette Pierce Burnette is the president of Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas. The HBCU is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state. Hadewumi hide caption toggle caption Hadewumi Colette Pierce Burnette is the president of Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas. The HBCU is …